Dr Bob Swarup
Dr Bob Swarup (Principal) is a respected international expert on financial markets, investment strategy, alternatives, ALM and regulation. He is the founder of Camdor Global, an advisory firm that works with institutions and investors around the world on strategic investment, risk management, ALM and business issues.
Bob was formerly a partner at Pension Corporation, a leading UK-based pension buyout firm, where he oversaw alternative investments, was Chief Risk Officer and ran Thought Leadership. Bob has also served on the Advisory Board of Adveq, a leading Swiss PE firm; the Board of CatCo, a $2bn reinsurance hedge fund that he helped seed in 2011; and on several committees of the ABI.
Bob is a Fellow of the Institute of Economic Affairs; a Senior Visiting Fellow at Cass Business School; and an Associate at Lombard Street Research. He holds a PhD in cosmology from Imperial College London and an MA (Hons) from the University of Cambridge. Bob has written extensively on diverse topics, including putting together ALM for Financial Institutions: Balancing Financial Stability with Strategic Objectives on the challenges for ALM going forward. His latest book is the internationally acclaimed bestseller Money Mania on two millennia of financial crises and the lessons to learn (Bloomsbury, 2014).